Women's cape

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

GUSN

GUSN-191059

Description

Black fur shoulder women's cape with grey silk lining and ermine fur collar. The black fur on the outside of the cape has a watered effect with shiny and dull areas. The cape has a large collar that could be either stand up or flat. The ermine is on the inside of the collar. There is a cream fabric loop sewn on to the inside just below the collar. The grey silk lining of the interior has a flower pattern in darker grey. The opening of the cape has six hooks and loops running from the collar to midway down the opening of the cape. When fully opened, the cape has a circular shape to the bottom edge.

Details

Descriptive Terms

capes (outerwear)
silk (textile)
fur
Cape

Associated Building

Original to Phillips House (Salem, Mass.),

Additional Identification Number

P915

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Clothing -- Outerwear

Dimensions

32 11/16 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the Stephen Phillips Memorial Charitable Trust for Historic Preservation

Accession Number

2006.44.1335